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Disclosure Without Patient’s Authorization, Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 35-2-609

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Disclosure without patient's authorization, 
Specifies the circumstances in which hospitals may disclose a patient’s health care information without authorization (e.g., disclosures of directory information, disclosures to public health authorities for public health purposes, disclosures to law enforcement, etc.). Specifies the circumstances in which such disclosure must be limited to the minimum necessary to achieve the purpose of disclosure (e.g., for treatment purposes, to researchers that receive IRB approval of their project, for auditing purposes, etc.). Authorizes hospital medical staff committees to access patient records and information in order to oversee the medical staff, evaluate patient care, and monitor facility utilization. Classifies medical staff committee reports, findings, and data as confidential and privileged.

Current as of January 2019